International News Archive - July 12, 2010
A tiny clay fragment â€“ dating from the 14th century BCE â€“ that was found in excavations outside Jerusalem's Old City walls contains the oldest written document ever found in Jerusalem.
Word of the Day
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.